Nonprofits are the innovators democracy has been waiting for.
We support community groups taking the lead in bringing out the vote. Since 2014 their results have been dramatic.
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Learning how to educate and register voters at Phipps Neighborhoods
Leveraging communities to maximize their voting power.
In 2022, the CUNY Adult Literacy Program partnered with the Literacy Assistance Center and Community Votes to get more eligible New Yorkers to vote. As part of the project, CUNY:
Created lesson plans integrating academic skills with civics content to prepare adults to get a high school degree.
Compiled voter engagement lessons and resources for adult literacy, ESOL and high school equivalency classrooms.
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"Our partnership with Community Votes provided Riis with a clear and compelling way to achieve
our mission of acting as a catalyst for change.”
Chris Hanway, Executive Director
Jacob A. Riis Settlement Neighborhood Settlement